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15th June 2012

Best Buy’s Tech it Away Program Collects More Than 42,000 Pounds of e-Waste

Best Buy CanadaBest Buy Canada teamed up with nine communities in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto to help collect and recycle electronic waste as part of the Tech it Away program this year. As a result of this one-day event, the stores collected more than 42,000 pounds of e-waste from local residents, with TV and computer monitors making up the majority of items returned. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

2012 Technology Impact Award Winners Announced

bctiaLocal entrepreneur Ryan Holmes and high-definition surveillance technology company Avigilon Corporation received top honours as Person of the Year and Company of the Year respectively at the 2012 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) hosted by the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA). Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

SUTUS Partners with the American Pizza Community

sutusSUTUS, a Vancouver-based technology specialist for the pizza franchise industry today announced it has partnered with the American Pizza Community, a coalition of America’s foremost pizza companies, to highlight the importance of the pizza industry within American communities and promote policies that permit continued industry success. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Fusebill Expands Board of Directors

fusebillFusebill, a Kanata-based high-growth provider of automated billing systems for subscription based businesses, has announced today that Matt Hall and Joseph A. Nour, have joined the board of directors. Mr. Nour will serve as Chairman of the Board. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Brawl Busters Gets Locked and Loaded With Lethal Weapons Update

rock hippo productionsRock Hippo Productions announced yesterday that Brawl Busters, the popular free-to-play multiplayer action-combat game, has launched part one of its latest update: Lethal Weapons.  The most recent update brings new weapons, weapon perks, and so much more.  Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

New Canadian Content On Nintendo Downloads For 3DS

Nintendo CanadaFor webslingers and gunslingers, Nintendo has three downloadable products for the 3DS this week. First up is a playable demo and 3D trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man, developed by Beenox. Also available is Mad Dog McCree, a full game from Digital Leisure. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Getty Images Announce This is Canada Photography Competition Winners

camera orbyGetty Images has announced that Laureen Carruthers from British Columbia has been recognized as the winner and People’s Choice Award recipient for “this is Canada,” a photography competition that gave enthusiasts the opportunity to show off their visual definition of Canada. Judged by a panel of some of Canada’s foremost photographers and industry experts, nearly 5,000 images were submitted to showcase what makes Canadian life unique. Note: Getty did not release image files of the winning photographs. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Round 13 Capital Launches New Fund to Accelerate High-Growth Technology Opportunities

round 13 capitalRound 13 Capital is excited to announce the launch of Canada’s first founders-driven fund that will provide growth capital to fast-growing startups looking to scale and compete globally. Round 13 will be financed by successful entrepreneurs who have started, operated and sold companies. The founders’ concept has generated superior returns in the U.S., and Round 13 is excited to bring it to Canada. Round 13’s founders have generated approximately $2.5 billion of wealth. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th June 2012

Public Voting Opens for 2012 Canadian Comedy Awards

Canadian ComedyThe Canadian Comedy Awards Foundation in association with The Comedy Network are pleased to announce that public voting for the 13thAnnual Canadian Comedy Awards (CCAs) is now open. Comedy fans who register at Canadian Comedy can vote for their favorites in seven categories:

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15th June 2012

Kobo Announces Support for Google Play on Kobo Vox eReader

koboKobo Inc. has announced that Kobo Vox™ eReader customers now have access to more than 500,000 apps as part of its support for Google Play™. Consumers can now take advantage of more music, movies, Android™ apps, and games than ever before with the Google Play store app preloaded on the Kobo Vox. Read the rest of this entry »

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